The Fine Arts Building was dedicated in memory of Ms. Cora Stackhouse Cottingham, dedicated Alumna class of 1865, in 1960. Spacious, the theatre seats 350 and is equiped with lighting and sound systems. Dressing rooms are loacted in the basement and a prop workshop is located behind the stage. The large production stage includes an aerialist rigging and dance floor for produciton purposes.
The Cottingham Theatre hosts various performances throughout the year including theatrical plays, dance schowcases, and musical productions. Past Artists include the Columbia College Dance Company, Cambridge American Stage Tour, CC Players, Hi C’s and other guest artists.
The thatre box office is located in the main lobby and open performance week:
Thursday – Friday: 3-5pm
Friday – Saturday: 6:30-7:30pm
Ticket Prices (Ticketed Events Only. Prices are subject to change):
1 Free Complimentary Ticket: Columbia College Students
2 Free Complimentary Ticket: Columbia College Faculty & Staff
$5.00 Ticket: Columbia College Alumnae, Other Student (College students please be prepared to show I.D).
$5.00 Discounted Ticket: Senior Citizen (65 & older), Military (with I.D.)
$10.00 General Admission
To Reserve your ticket please contact the Box Office during open hours at 803.786.3850
For questions about group or complimentary tickets please call 803.786.3651.
Upcoming Events: Fall 2017
January 29 & 30, 7:30pm
Faculty and Guest Dance Concert
February 26 & 27, 7:30pm
Hanging Georgia Production (Part of the campus wide O’Keeffe Centinniel Celebration)
April 12, TBA
Dance Senior Capstone Concert
April 15 & 16, 7:30pm
Spring Choreographers Showcase
Parking and Directions
Visitor parking is located in parking lots A, B, G, and I as well as unmetered street parking. Vistor parking is also open on campus after 4:30pm, Monday-Friday.
Cottingham Theatre Box Office: 803.786.3850
Artistic Director: 803.786.3897
Campus Scheduling: 803.786.3933